In this lesson, our instructor Elizabeth Turro gives an introduction on the First Americans. She explains the definition of the American History, the Land Bridge Theory, the three major waves of the first Americans, the controversial of Kennewick Man and the three sisters. She also talks about Mayas and Aztecs of Mesoamerica, Jaguar Temple in Tikal (Mayan Temple), Mayan Calendar, the lives of Mayans, Aztecs, Incas, the map of Native American Cultural Areas. Next, she explains the Indians of the North of Rio Grande, the southwest settlements, the architectural site of a southwest settlement, artifacts from the southwest, the Midwest settlements, Hopewell Mound, the Great Serpent Mound, the northeast settlements, the Iroquois Women at Work in 1724, the dominant economic activity and the New World.
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.